Thieme Clinical Companions Ultrasound
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Thieme Clinical Companions Ultrasound

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This compact book provides radiologists, ultrasonographers, residents, and

trainees with a handy, portable guide to managing problems in the everyday

setting. The first section of the book provides a thorough review of basic

physical and technical principles and examination techniques. In the second

section of the book, the author helps the clinician answer such questions as:






What differential diagnoses should be considered for

specific signs and symptoms?




When can ultrasound advance the diagnosis?




What are the typical sonographic signs that suggest a

diagnosis?



The book describes systematic approaches to the ultrasound

examination of specific organs and organ systems, postoperative ultrasound, with

emphasis on scanning protocols, normal findings, and possible abnormal findings

and their significance. Color-coded sections aid rapid reference to topics of interest.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 111 x 181 x 22.86mm | 458g
  • Stuttgart, Germany
  • English
  • 5th ed.
  • 1089 Abb.
  • 3131427116
  • 9783131427113
  • 199,443

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This compact book provides radiologists, ultrasonographers, residents, and trainees with a handy, portable guide to managing problems in the everyday setting. The first section of the book provides a thorough review of basic physical and technical principles and examination techniques. In the second section of the book, the author helps the clinician answer such questions as: What differential diagnoses should be considered for specific signs and symptoms? When can ultrasound advance the diagnosis? What are the typical sonographic signs that suggest a diagnosis?

The book describes systematic approaches to the ultrasound examination of specific organs and organ systems, postoperative ultrasound, with emphasis on scanning protocols, normal findings, and possible abnormal findings and their significance. Color-coded sections aid rapid reference to topics of interest.
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Table of contents

Contents



Gray Part: Basic Principles

1 Basic Physical and Technical Principles

1.1 Physics of Ultrasound
1.2 Ultrasound Techniques
1.3 Color Duplex Sonography
1.4 Imaging Artifacts


2 The Ultrasound Examination

2.1 Abdominal Ultrasound
2.2 Ultrasound Imaging of Joints (Arthrosonography)


3 Ultrasound Documentation and Reporting
4 Function Studies
5 Interventional Ultrasound

5.1 Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy (FNAB)
5.2 Therapeutic Aspiration and Drainage




Green Part: Ultrasound Investigation of Specific Signs and Symptoms

6 Principal Signs and Symptoms

6.1 Upper Abdominal Pain
6.2 Lower Abdominal Pain
6.3 Diffuse Abdominal Pain
6.4 Diarrhea and Constipation
6.5 Unexplained Fever
6.6 Palpable Masses
6.7 Enlarged Lymph Nodes
6.8 Edema
6.9 Renal Insufficiency and Acute Renal Failure
6.10 Jaundice
6.11 Hepatosplenomegaly
6.12 Ascites
6.13 Joint Pain and Swelling
6.14 Goiter, Hyper- and Hypothyroidism




Blue Part: Ultrasonography of Specific Organs and Organ Systems, Postoperative Ultrasound, and the Search for Occult Tumors

7 Arteries and Veins

7.1 Examination
7.2 Aorta and Arteries
7.3 Vena cava and Peripheral Veins


8 Cervical Vessels

8.1 Examination
8.2 Abnormal Findings


9 Liver

9.1 Examination
9.2 Diffuse Changes
9.3 Circumscribed Changes
9.4 Changes in the Portal Venous System


10 Kidney and Adrenal Gland

10.1 Examination
10.2 Diffuse Renal Changes
10.3 Circumscribed Changes in the Renal Parenchyma
10.4 Circumscribed Changes in the Renal Pelvis and Renal Sinus
10.5 Evaluation and Further Testing
10.6 Perirenal Masses and Adrenal Tumors


11 Pancreas

11.1 Examination
11.2 Diffuse Changes
11.3 Circumscribed Changes


12 Spleen

12.1 Examination
12.2 Ultrasound Findings


13 Bile Ducts

13.1 Examination
13.2 Intrahepatic Ductal Changes
13.3 Extrahepatic Ductal Changes
13.4 Evaluation and Further Testing


14 Gallbladder

14.1 Examination
14.2 Changes in Size, Shape, and Position
14.3 Wall Changes
14.4 Intraluminal Changes
14.5 Evaluation and Further Testing


15 Gastrointestinal Tract

15.1 Examination
15.2 Stomach
15.3 Small Intestine
15.4 Large Intestine


16 Urogenital Tract

16.1 Examination
16.2 Renal Pelvis, Ureter, and Bladder
16.3 Male Genital Tract
16.4 Female Genital Tract


17 Thorax

17.1 Examination
17.2 Chest Wall
17.3 Pleura
17.4 Lung Parenchyma


18 Thyroid Gland

18.1 Examination
18.2 Diffuse Changes
18.3 Circumscribed Changes


19 Major Salivary Glands

19.1 Examination
19.2 Abnormal Findings


20 Postoperative Ultrasound

20.1 Normal Postoperative Changes
20.2 Postoperative Complications


21 Search for Occult Tumors

21.1 Principal Signs and Symptoms
21.2 Sonographic Criteria for Malignancy
21.3 Evaluation and Further Testing
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Review quote

This quick reference clinical companion offers readers the ability to correlate clinical and sonographic findings while providing practical, bulleted information in a straightforward, easy-to-read format...This text offers a polished approach to current techniques...well-organized...The sonographic images throughout the text are truly representative and provide practical references for clinical practice. Valuable components within this text include a well-organized, color-coded outline and a complete subject index in the back. The compact nature of this book allows easy transport and rapid reference. The concise way in which the material is integrated into bullet-point format is exceedingly helpful.--Radiologic TechnologyA good reference for medical students and residents.--Doody's Book Reviews
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